News from Israel

Op-Ed Sheds A Positive Light On Medical Staff Attitude Towards Trans People

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: February 22, 2017

In an op-ed on Israeli social website Onlife, Inbar Ney, a transgender man, sheds a positive light… Read more

The Right to Take A Photo

Author: WDG Staff Published: February 22, 2017

An embarrassing incident clouded LGBT Right Day held in the Knesset on Tuesday, when five LGBT couples… Read more

Knesset Holds LGBT Rights Day

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: February 22, 2017

On Tuesday the Israeli Knesset marked the second annual LGBT Rights day in a series of discussions… Read more

The Orthodox Gay Marriage Proposal that Got to the News

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: February 21, 2017

During a recent Ivri Lider concert in Kfar Saba, Moshe Grossman surprised his boyfriend Eran Ashkenazi and… Read more

“At 52 I Fell in Love With A Woman”

Author: Sari Shine (translated and edited by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: February 21, 2017

At the age of 52, with a husband and two grown children, Naama suddenly fell in love… Read more
Today is LGBT Rights Day at the Israeli Knesset and it’s very much needed: Three bills concerning… Read more
A Wider Bridge Impact, the crowdfunding initiative supporting Israeli LGBT community projects, seeks to raise $5,000 in… Read more
Israeli LGBTQ activist Sarah Weil and Jerusalem City Councilman and Orthodox Rabbi Aaron Leibowitz join A Wider… Read more

Israel Delays Decision on Allowing Same-sex Couples to Adopt

Author: Lee Yaron Published: February 19, 2017

Under the present policy, same-sex couples can only adopt children for whom no adoptive heterosexual married couple… Read more

The Organization for Older Lesbian Women

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: February 20, 2017

As Lesbian women age they face the many challenges. “Beshela,” an Israeli organization that marked its 10th… Read more